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Buckingham Palace Line breaks: Buck¦ing|ham Palace
Pronunciation: /ˈbʌkɪŋəm/

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Definition of Buckingham Palace in English:

The London residence of the British sovereign since 1837, adjoining St James’s Park, Westminster. It was built for the Duke of Buckingham in the early 18th century and bought by George III in 1761.

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